A great number of G77 + China Members participated in the traditional handover ceremony held on 11 January 2012, expressing their support for the incoming Chair, H.E. Gladys Urbaneja Durán, Ambassador of the Republic of Venezuela to FAO, and praising the outgoing Chairperson, H.E. Hassan Abouyoub, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to FAO.
Statement given by H.E. Gladys Urbaneja Durán, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to FAO, on the ocassion of taking over the G77 + Chairmanship for the year 2012.
Statement given by Director General José Graziano da Silva at the Handover Ceremony of the G77 Chairmanship.